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Marcus Butts

Marcus Butts


Associate Professor

PhD, University of Georgia


Marcus Butts is a native Texan, and joins SMU Cox as an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Organizations. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M and his PhD from the University of Georgia. His research expertise focuses on work-life issues, leadership, people analytics, and daily dairy methodologies. Prior to joining SMU, he spent ten years at the University of Texas at Arlington, where his accolades included being nominated for the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. With two young children, he enjoys spending as much family time as possible with them and his wife Erin, and occasionally tries to mix in a run or a fishing trip.